Dr. Madeleine Mary Verhovsek

Madeleine Mary Verhovsek
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and Thromboembolism, McMaster University
Consultant Laboratory Hematologist, Red Cell Disorders Laboratory, Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program
Director, Adult Hemoglobinopathy Program, McMaster University Medical Centre

Dr. Madeleine Verhovsek is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology and Thromboembolism at McMaster University, and the Director of the Adult Hemoglobinopathy Program at the McMaster Hemoglobinopathy Clinic. After receiving her MD at McMaster Medical School, Dr. Verhovsek completed Internal Medicine training and Hematology Residency at McMaster, followed by specialized Hemoglobinopathy training at Boston Medical Centre and Boston Children’s Hospital. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she is a Consultant Laboratory Hematologist with the Red Cell Disorders Laboratory, Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program. Dr. Verhovsek has a passion for teaching, research and advocacy related to hemoglobinopathies. She has published close to 25 peer-reviewed journal articles, abstracts and book chapters. Dr. Verhovsek is a lead member of the writing group for the “Consensus Statement on the Care of Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in Canada“, chair of the Education Subcommittee of the Canadian Haemoglobinoapthy Association, and co-chair of the Ontario Sickle Cell DIsease Quality-Based Procedure Expert Panel.

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